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  1. Lil Wayne Really Loves PrinceRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MTV

    We know Lil Wayne has been influenced by guys like Jay Z and 2Pac, but one of his greatest musical influences may surprise you: Prince .

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  2. Item World: Rick James remembers Prince; Chris Lawrence hooks up with ...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    St. Paul-reared Chris Lawrence , 25, has signed with Pitbull's imprint Mr. 305 Ent., and he's already generating a buzz with his tender heartbreak single "Withdrawal."

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  3. Panic! At the Disco, Walk the Moon, Magic Man offer a sweet night of infectious popRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cleveland.com

    Wednesday night, he walked away from Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica secure in the knowledge that his win was no fluke.

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  4. Linkin Park's Blueprint For Merging Music And FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Forbes.com

    Linkin Park's Joe Hahn, director of many music videos, is trying his hand at feature films with "Mall."

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  5. AP Film Studies: Acid-dropping nuns, Prince and dirt bikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Willamette Week

    AP Film Studies' summer break continues, but once again there is homework. Please study these films, and when we return there will be a discussion of the Spielbergian implications of twee jackets in early-'90s chicksploitation films juxtaposed against the racial impact of early Warner Brothers cartoons.

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  6. Artificial Intelligence Meets the BeatlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Criminal Report Daily

    German photographer Martin Klimas' latest exhibition, a series of images he calls "Sonic Sculptures," is so explosive and colorful, it just may change the way you look -- yes, look -- at music.

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  7. Blinded by the Blizzard of HashtagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Wall Street Journal

    Robby Facer was at the gym on a recent Saturday morning with his iPhone music app on shuffle when Prince's "Purple Rain" came on. Thinking the ballad was a funny song to work out to, he took a screenshot and posted to Instagram and Twitter : "Sometimes this happens. And the day is set right. #gym...

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  8. Variations on a themeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | SFGate

    Chronicle movie correspondent Michael Ordona sends this dispatch to talk about why certain movies weren't included in the July 27 Pink article in advance of the opening of " Get On Up ."

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  9. Market MoverTORNADOS and the Twisted 'Ho-Hum' MediaRead the original story

    May 1, 2011 | American Reporter

    In case you're in a funk because you think the reason you didn't receive an invitation to the royal wedding is because the Brits are still ticked off about that silly little skirmish back in 1776, the American media have a solution for you.

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  10. Maya Rudolph, Craig Robinson & More to Bring the Black Movie...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, in cooperation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, presents The Black Movie Soundtrack at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 8 PM.

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  11. [News] Timbaland Says "Opera Noir" Shows He's "The Greatest Who Ever Did It"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | HipHopDx

    When Timbaland is asked about his next album, the producer says he thinks of it as his Purple Rain, a reference to Prince's critically acclaimed album.

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  12. Music Notes: Luicidal brings old-school punk sounds to LombardRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Daily Herald

    Luicidal is a new punk band whose roots go back to the vital California scene of the 1980s.

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  13. Tori Amos - Ikeda Theatre at Mesa Arts Center - 7/25/2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Phoenix New Times

    Tori Amos, wearing leather pants underneath a long flowing dress, straddled herself on the piano bench in a position that would seem uncomfortable to anyone who played the 88 keys on a regular basis.

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  14. Coffee Talk: President Obama to Rename Leadership Program After Nelson MandelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Essence Magazine

    President Obama's program, Young African Leaders Initiative, will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela.

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  15. Reece Mastin back with new soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | NEWS.com.au

    AFTER spending a year in the chart wilderness, The X Factor winner Reece Mastin believes he has found the answer and declares he is back.

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  16. Why Anja dumped Delta's songRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | NEWS.com.au

    VOICE winner Anja Nissen has revealed why her debut single, co-written by Delta Goodrem, was dumped at the last minute.

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  17. Kesha Admits She Once Broke Into Prince's HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | WXLO-FM Worcester

    Kesha 's had no problem getting people to listen to her music since going all the way to #1 with her song "TiK ToK" in 2010, but there was a time in her career when she had to resort to desperate measures.

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  18. In honor of Princes Purple Rain turning 30 here are the best rock filmsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Chicago Chronicle

    Campy and eclectic, the film has become a cult classic in recent decades, proving that rock stars can hold their own on the silver screen.

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  19. The Mighty Ducks: Things you never knewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | NEWS.com.au

    HERE'S what you never knew about the 1992 classic, from an actor being fired for bullying to who was originally meant to play Coach Gordon Bombay.

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  20. Explosive first look at Mad Max: Fury RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | NEWS.com.au

    PRINCE'S film debut instantly cemented itself as a cult classic with hits like When Doves Cry and Let's Go Crazy.

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